Contents  on 2 February '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 2 February '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 new

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new listing.

To learn how observers use the NEOCP, see the Practical guide on how to observe NEOCP object at Suno Observatory by Birtwhistle et al.

New MPECs  on 2 February '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2359 UTC, there have been two MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MPEC 2010-C04 - "18:35 UT" - 2004 YK1

<< DOU on 2 Feb. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-C03 - "07:13 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 2 February '10

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield (ARO Westfield) in Illinois, 22 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2010 BZ4, 2010 BL2, 2010 BK2, 2010 AJ30, 2009 XJ8, 2009 XC2, 2009 WW25, 2009 WO6, 2009 SX1, 2009 MX6, 2009 JL1, 2008 JG, 2007 UR3, 2005 MC, 2003 CR1, 2003 CH11, 2002 CF26, 2001 QH142, 2000 DH8, 1999 RC32, 1998 OK1, 1994 CB
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2010 BB
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2003 CH11, 1994 CB
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-C04 -- 2004 YK1
152Moletai Obs. in Lithuania, 1 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2010 BT3
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2009 UN3
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-C03 -- 2010 BH2, 2008 CN1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 2 February '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. Visit the CRT to view activity in the last four weeks and our ephemerides page for a complete list of risk-rated objects under current observation or having recent news.

Chronology  on 2 February '10

Times are UTC for when items were noted or added by The Tracking News.

1900Grabbed MPEC 2010-C04 - 2004 YK1 - see above
1447Grabbed MPEC 2010-C03 - Daily Orbit Update - see above